Affordable Housing In Clark County

23 Low Income Apartment Communities In Clark County


Colby, WI
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Valley Crest Apartments

104 W Linden St
Abbotsford, WI

Dorchester Non - Profit Housing Corp.

310 W Kennedy Ave
Dorchester, WI

Country View Apartments

300 Ferguson St
Neillsville, WI
Elderly Supportive Housing

Neillsville Manor

311 Court St
Neillsville, WI

Thomas Apartments

402 N Thomas St
Loyal, WI

Spring Glen Apartments

1118 Horicon St
Mayville, WI

Clark Gardens

411 N Clark St
Mayville, WI

Owen Heights Apartments

709 E 6th St
Owen, WI

Northland Loyal Apartments

501 W Elm Dr
Loyal, WI
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Other Housing Authorities located in Clark County

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Abbotsford Housing Authority Public Housing
Greenwood Housing Authority Public Housing
Thorp Housing Authority Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Clark County, Wisconsin

There are 23 low income housing apartment communities offering 634 affordable apartments for rent in Clark County, Wisconsin. Clark County features 405 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 229 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Clark County.

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Clark County, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 23
Total Low Income Apartments 634
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 405
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.9%
Average Renter Household Size 2.33
Average Household Size 2.65
Median Household Income $45,048 ±$1,517
Median Rent $586 ±$26
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 29.85% ± 3.58pp
Total Population 34,518

Population and Household Demographics

Clark County is a County in Wisconsin with a population of 34,518. There are 12,797 households in the county with an average household size of 2.65 persons. 22.9% of households in Clark County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Clark County

The median gross income for households in Clark County is $45,048 a year, or $3,754 a month. The median rent for the county is $586 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Clark County, a household making less than $1,953 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 29.85% of households who rent are overburdened in Clark County.1

Area Median Income In Clark County

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

In Clark County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,600

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Clark County

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for Clark County HUD Rental Assistance in Clark County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,350 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $23,950 $27,400 $30,800 $34,200 $36,950 $39,700 $42,450 $45,150
80% of Median $38,300 $43,800 $49,250 $54,700 $59,100 $63,500 $67,850 $72,250
Fair Market Rents in Clark County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$493 $562 $714 $954 $1,010

Cities In Clark County

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City Listings Served By
Owen 3
Granton 1
Butler 0
Withee 0
Weston 0
Neillsville 3
Loyal 3
Colby 2
Abbotsford 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Abbotsford is the Abbotsford Housing Authority.
Greenwood 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Greenwood is the Greenwood Housing Authority.
Dorchester 2
Thorp 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Thorp is the Thorp Housing Authority.
Sherwood 0
Beaver 0
Chili 0
Curtiss 0
Dewhurst 0
Eaton 0
Foster 0
Fremont 0
Grant 0
Green Grove 0
Hendren 0
Hewett 0
Hixon 0
Hoard 0
Humbird 0
Levis 0
Longwood 0
Lynn 0
Mayville 4
Mead 0
Mentor 0
Pine Valley 0
Reseburg 0
Seif 0
Sherman 0
Unity 0
Warner 0
Washburn 0
Worden 0
York 0